Smile has obtained several of the most sophisticated certifications in sustainable sourcing, compostability, and carbon neutrality.
Fair Trade Certified
All of our coffee is 100% Fair Trade Certified. When you buy products with this label, you support farmers and workers as they improve their lives and their communities. The main benefits include safe working conditions, environmental protection, and better compensation.
All of our coffee is certified USDA Organic. USDA certified organic foods are grown and processed according to federal guidelines addressing, among many factors, soil quality, pest and weed control, and use of additives. Organic producers rely on natural substances and physical, mechanical, or biologically based farming methods to the fullest extent possible.
BPI Certified Commercially Compostable
BPI® (the Biodegradable Products Institute) is an association that provides testing, education and certification of compostable products. Our pods are BPI Certified for commercial composting, giving our consumers and composters confidence to feel good about our delicious coffee pods.
Climate Neutral by Climate Partner
As part of our climate action strategy, we’ve become Climate Neutral through ClimatePartner. By contributing to a forest protection project in Portel, Brazil, we are able to offset our entire carbon footprint. Our partnership with ClimatePartner also ensures that we contribute to 11 of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), to preserve peace and prosperity for people and the planet. You can read more about this offset project a by clicking the link below.
USDA Biobased Product
Biobased products have played an increasingly important role in reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that exacerbate global climate change. Our coffee pods are a USDA Certified Biobased product, which means they are derived from plant based and renewable materials vs. conventional petroleum.
Dincertco (Seedling And Din Geoprüft Marks)
DINCERTCO is a certification body authorized by European Bioplastics that awards products in compliance with DIN EN 13432, (the standard for packaging recoverable through composting and biodegradation). Our plant-based pods proudly bear DinCertco’s Seedling DIN Geoprüft Industrial Compostable certification marks.